Steel maker closes R4.5bn loan facility
Steel maker closes R4.5bn loan facility

ArcelorMittal SA has closed a revolving R4.5bn structured commodity-trade finance facility over 36 months to finance working capital, as part of its balance sheet restructuring.

By Mark Allix 11 hours ago

R1.5bn steel fund to come into effect in June
R1.5bn steel fund to come into effect in June

A R1.5bn steel competitiveness fund will come into effect next month, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel said on Thursday, 25 May.

16 hours ago

Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure
Gauteng ploughs billions into infrastructure

The Gauteng Provincial Government will over the next three years invest more than R44bn in infrastructure development, while provincial municipalities spend R94bn over the next five years.

16 hours ago

Image: Bruce Sutherland
How streets can help bridge social and spatial divides

If you weren't aware, something is happening in our Mother City. Bicycle lanes are being implemented, people are starting to carpool, walk, skateboard, or roller skate to wherever they need to go. Seriously, I saw a guy roller skating to a bar in Woodstock at 7:15pm the other night. I couldn't believe my eyes.

By Ilse van den Berg 18 hours ago

Sanral pushes on with Wild Coast upgrades
Sanral pushes on with Wild Coast upgrades

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) is to award R3.1bn in tenders for two megabridges in the Eastern Cape in the next two months.

By Karl Gernetzky 1 day ago

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Joint centre for Barloworld and Caterpillar

Barloworld and Caterpillar are cementing their 90-year heavy equipment partnership in southern Africa by consolidating separate warehouse facilities into a new distribution centre.

By Mark Allix 1 day ago

Water tank and drilling guys loving the drought
Water tank and drilling guys loving the drought

Cape Town's water crisis has seen many companies' cash dry up, while the same crisis has seen new businesses profit.

By David Gernon 2 days ago

#WomensMonth is not important
#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

It may be time for Eskom's board to resign or be fired: Pravin Gordhan
It may be time for Eskom's board to resign or be fired: Pravin Gordhan

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan - an MP and a member of the public enterprises committee - said on Tuesday, 23 May, members of the Eskom board "have let SA down more often than not", and the time might have arrived for them to resign or be dismissed.

By Linda Ensor 2 days ago

Winners revealed in 2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards
Winners revealed in 2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards

The PPC Imaginarium Awards announced its overall winner, category winners and runners-up at a gala event hosted in May at the UJ Art Gallery in Johannesburg.

2 days ago

Wayne Lindeke
LNG's potential as an African power source

With six of the top 10 global oil and gas discoveries in 2013 made in Africa, it would seem logical that this energy source would be the answer to the continent's power problems.

By Wayne Lindecke 3 days ago

Resistance to hydropower is evaporating as science takes centre stage
Resistance to hydropower is evaporating as science takes centre stage

Big dams have a bad reputation. They're often associated with social disruption and environmental damage. That perception is now shifting. The challenges of climate, urbanisation and economic growth in countries and communities already burdened by poverty and underdevelopment is leading to a radical change in attitudes. Dams and related water infrastructures are once again being recognised as key contributors to a prosperous and, as important, sustainable future.

By Mike Muller 3 days ago

Cape Town region declares drought disaster
Cape Town region declares drought disaster

South Africa's Western Cape region which includes Cape Town declared a drought disaster on Monday, 22 May, as the province battles its worst water shortage for 113 years.

3 days ago